The voices of Ulysses

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30 07, 2016

OCCITAN-PROVENÇAL – Dario Anghilante

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Dario Anghilante was born in 1947 in Sampeyre (Sant Peire in Occitan) in Valle Varaita, one of the Alpine valleys in the provinces of Turin, Cuneo and Imperia in the Italian area of Occitan language and culture.  This territory is no more than the eastward extension of the Langue d’Oc area which incorporates all of southern France and a Pyrrhenean valley, the Val d’Aran, under Catalonian administration.  As a matter of interest, we should add to the list the municipality of Guardia Piemontese in the [...]

12 07, 2016

SPANISH – Giampaolo Samà

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Giampaolo Samà is an Italian-Argentinian actor, teacher and photographer. Born in Paola (province of Cosenza, Calabria) in 1970, he trains to be an actor at the Accademia d’Arte Drammatica in Calabria and then at the Akademia Tetralna in Warsaw.  In 1996 he takes part in the show Sidà e l’uomo dal fiore [“Sidà and the man of the flower”] (awarded the Vetrine prize by the Ente Teatrale Italiano).  He earns a degree from Dams (“Disciplines on Arts, Music and Show”) at the Roma Tre University [...]

5 04, 2016

KOREAN – Chul-Ho Cho

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Cho Chul-Ho is a Korean doctor born in Seoul (South Korea) in 1955 who has lived in Italy since the middle of the eighties.  He obtained his degree from the faculty of Oriental Medicine at the Kyung Hee University of Seoul, internationally famous for acupuncture, and in 1989 from the faculty of Medicine at the University of Genoa.  In 1993, still at the University of Genoa and the San Martino Hospital in the same city, he specialised in endocrinology.  More recently, in 2008, he specialised [...]

6 02, 2016

FRIULIAN – Aurelio Venuti

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Aurelio Venuti Aurelio Venuti was born in Reana del Rojale (Udine) in 1945; he took his degree in Literature and for 40 years taught in schools in Friuli. Right from his schooldays he worked out a very personal way of reading the classics which consists of translating texts into other known languages while remaining faithful to the meter and stylistic features of the originals. In this way he studied Greek lyrical poetry, Homerian poems and the Latin poets, reworking them into Latin, Italian [...]

22 10, 2015

SPANISH – Pedro Reula Baquero

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Pedro Reula Baquero is a Spanish musician born in Saragossa who teaches viola da gamba at the Federico Moreno Torroba conservatory in Madrid. He travels all over Spain and often goes to other countries such as France, Great Britain, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Mexico and more to give concerts of baroque music with the group “Músicos de Su Alteza” with which he has also made many CDs for Alpha and other CD producers. He also founded the Delyre baroque chamber music orchestra. Apart from pursuing [...]

9 09, 2015

GENOAN – Mario Peccerini

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Mario Peccerini was born in 1938 in Camogli, a little Ligurian town with great maritime traditions.  He himself has been a captain of merchant and military vessels for a long time as well as being the director of a major Genoan shipping company. Now retired, he busies himself with the theatre and is, besides, passionate about the Genoan vernacular of which he is a teacher in various municipalities and associations on the eastern Ligurian coast (Pieve, Recco, Camogli and Santa Margherita). Holding the diploma of [...]

13 08, 2015

DANISH – Ole Meyer

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Ole Meyer, born in Copenhagen in 1947 to a Swedish mother and a Danish father, studied Scandinavian and English languages and literature at the University of Copenhagen, finishing with a Master’s degree in 1974. Having taught for several years in secondary schools in Copenhagen, he was from 1996 to 1999 a Research Fellow at the Danish Royal/National Library, and from 2003 to 2006 Danish lecturer at the University of Florence. He is the author of the last Danish version, in blank hendecasyllables, of Dante’s Divine Comedy [...]

11 04, 2014

Elio Aldrighetti

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Elio Aldrighetti is an Italian songwriter and actor. Theatrically, he has taken part in the Spoleto Festival as an actor, singer and co-author of texts in the show Nothing but Music, in which he also had occasion to do a duet with Giora Feidman (the clarinettist in Schindler’s List). Spotted by the late, lamented, Giulio Bosetti, the actor, producer and director of the Carcano Theatre of Milan, he joined the company directed by him and remained there for some years, touring most of the Italian [...]

10 04, 2014

Tano Avanzato

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Tano Avanzato, born in 1957 in Campobello di Licata (Agrigento), is a Sicilian ballad-singer.  He started this occupation in 1991 when he founded, together with his wife Erminia Terranova, the popular song group Zabara.  He has to his name hundreds of concerts which he has staged in various centres of Sicily, other regions in the south and in Lombardy, as well as in France, England and the United States. In 2002 he won the prize “Memorial Rosa Balistreri” for the song Malarazza. He is especially [...]

3 04, 2014

Rubén Conti

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Born in Corrientes, Argentina, in 1950, Rubén Conti took his degree in pharmacy at the University of Buenos Aires.  During his university years he got to know Magdalena, his co-student on the occasion of the examination in botany.  It was a coup de foudre and so Magdalena and Rubén were married in 1974 and are still happily together. Rubén worked for a time in the pharmaceutical industry in the Argentine capital after which, in 1981, he joined his parents in New York where he worked for some [...]